Onion Grass

Common Name

Onion Grass

Scientific Name

Romulea Rosea

Family

Iridaceae

Lifecycle

Evergreen

Seasons of Growth

Autumn-winter germinating herbaceous perennial.

Key Distinguishing Feature

Tough grass like leaves up to 30cm high and 1-2mm wide, with blunt edges Pink-violet flowers with a yellow throat and 6 equal spreading petals about 20mm across.

Onion grass is a small perennial, with tough grass like leaves up to 30cm high and 1-2mm wide, with blunt edges and prominent midrib. It produces a small brown underground corm about 1 cm in diameter. Flowering occurs in Spring each year.

Key Products for Control:

Duke - 1.5g/100m2